Board of Trustees

  • Joel B. Adams, Jr., NC
    Financial Advisor, Raymond James Financial Services
  • Marcia A. Angle, NC 
    Retired Public Health Physician
  • Dell S. Brooke, AL
    Director of Charitable Giving and Member of the Board, EBSCO Industries, Inc. Chairman of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra
  • Cathy S. Brown, TN 
    Secretary, Stewart Home School, Frankfort, KY
  • Wendy B. Brown, VA
    Founder, Center for Nonprofit Excellence; Co-founder, Community Investment Collaborative
  • Marion A. Cowell, Jr., NC
    Of Counsel, Kilpatrick Stockton, Charlotte Office; Former General Counsel, First Union
  • Melvin T. Davis, NC
    Private Equity Professional
  • J. Stephen Dockery III, NC
    Managing Partner, Fidus Partners
  • Laura B. Fjeld, NC
    Principal, Clear Voice Partner
  • Laura D. Gates, SC
    Former Principal, McKinsey & Company; Board Chair, Wellesley College
  • Jeffrey M. Gleason, VA
    Executive Director, Southern Environmental Law Center
  • Melanie P. Grinney, AL
    Writer & Photographer, Board of Directors, Alabama Symphony Orchestra
  • James G. Hanes III, NC
    Owner/Manager, Senah Farm
  • Phyllis D.K. Hildreth, TN
    Vice President for Strategy and Institutional Advancement, American Baptist College
  • Allen L. McCallie , TN
    Partner, Miller & Martin
  • C. Grey McLean, VA
    Director, Adiuvans Foundation; President, Albemarle Housing Improvement Program
  • Edward M. Miller, VA
    Chair, WestWind Investment Management
  • Deaderick C. Montague, TN
    Writer; Capital Campaign Co-Chair, Chattanooga History Center
  • Susan S. Mullin, VA
    Owner/Manager, Ridgeway Farm
  • Jean C. Nelson, TN
    Land Trust for Tennessee Founder and Board Member Emeritus
  • Stephen E. O'Day, GA 
    Partner, Smith Gambrell & Russell
  • Charles W. Patrick, Jr., SC
    Founding member, Richardson, Patrick, Westbrook & Brickman
  • Julie G. Price, AL
    Sustainablity Manager, University of Alabama at Birmingham; Board Member; Cahaba River Society & Freshwater Land Trust
  • B. Clayton Rolader, GA
    President and COO, Fuqua Capital Corp.
  • William H. Schlesinger, NC/ME
    President Emeritus, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
  • Zakiya A. Seymour, GA
    Principal Management Consultant, Arcadis Water & Wastewater Business Advisory Services
  • John Simpkins, SC
    Former General Counsel for the US Agency for International Development, Senior Lecturing Fellow at Duke Law School
  • Thomas F. Taft, Sr., NC
    President, Taft, Taft & Haigler
  • William L. Want, SC
    Environmental Lawyer; Author, The Law of Wetlands Regulation
  • Nancy Hanes White, NC
    Board of Visitors, UNC Institute for the Environment